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Chikhura vs Beitar Jerusalem Prediction & Betting tips
Chikhura and Beitar Jerusalem meet in Mikheil Meskhis sakhelobis Stadioni, in a match for this phase of the UEFA Europa League (1st Qualifying Round). This will be the first direct confrontation between these two teams, as they have never faced each other before. Attention to the house factor, since the Chikhura usually conquer different results at home and abroad.
The home team plays its first match in this edition of the UEFA Europa League with the intention of taking advantage of the home advantage to achieve a positive result. This is a team that usually gets better results in away matches than at home, since in the last 20 matches they register 5 wins, 5 draws and 3 losses in away matches, with 14 goals scored and 13 conceded; against 1 win, 2 draws and 4 losses at their stadium, with 8 goals scored and 11 conceded. In their last match, for the UEFA Europa League, they got an away tie against Rheindorf Altach by (1-1).
Chikhura Sachkhere arrives at this stage of the Europa League after having won the Georgia Cup. It is important to remember that this team also played this tie in the previous season, however, was eliminated by the Altoch. In this first leg at home, coach Soso Pruidze must act in the usual 4-4-2, privileging the possession of the ball and the organized attacks: Giorgi Bukhaidze and Markozashvili will be the most offensive references of the Georgian team. Everything indicates that the local coach can count on all the players.
The visiting team plays their first match in this edition of the UEFA Europa League with the intention of winning a positive result as a visitor. This is a team that usually maintains its competitive levels in home and away matches, since in the last 30 matches they register 6 wins, 5 draws and 4 losses in away matches, with 23 goals scored and 21 conceded; against 10 wins, 3 draws and 2 losses at their stadium, with 30 goals scored and 18 conceded. In their last match, for the Friendlies, they won against Mezőkövesd-Zsóry by (0-2). In the last 10 away matches Beitar Jerusalem has won 4, tied 2 and lost 4. They have not been very strong defensively, since they have suffered goals in 7 of the last 10 matches, but their offense has scored consistently, as they have scored at least one goal in each of the last 10 matches. In their away matches there is a tendency for goals, since 25 of the last 28 matches have ended with Over 1,5 goals.
Beitar Jerusalem arrives at this first phase of the Europa League after having finished in the second position of the Israel championship. We remember that the Israelites reached the second phase of the Europa League in the previous season, but were eliminated by the Bulgarian Botev. In this first game it is expected that coach Benny Ben Zaken plays in 4-4-2, favoring an attack football from the first minute. The spearhead Jakub Sylvestr is the most dangerous player of the visitors, being very powerful and strong in the completion. For this game the coach can count on his habitual holders.